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Wood, A to B

WOOD (Soundex W300) — See also ALLWOOD, ARROWOOD, ARWOOD, ASHWOOD, ASTWOOD, ATTWOOD, ATWOOD, BELLWOOD, BIGWOOD, BOLTWOOD, BURRWOOD, CALLWOOD, CAWOOD, CAYWOOD, CHETWOOD, CHIRWOOD, CHITWOOD, DAMEWOOD, DARWOOD, DENWOOD, DERWOOD, DIAMWOOD, DOW, DURWOOD, EASTWOOD, ELLWOOD, ELMWOOD, ELWOOD, FENWOOD, FORWOOD, FULLWOOD, FULWOOD, GADWOOD, GANSWOOD, GARWOOD, GATEWOOD, GLENWOOD, GRIMWOOD, HAILWOOD, HAREWOOD, HARWOOD, HAYWOOD, HENWOOD, HERRWOOD, HEYWOOD, HOOD, HOPWOOD, HORWOOD, INWOOD, KERWOOD, KIRKWOOD, LEAWOOD, LENWOOD, LOCKWOOD, MARWOOD, MAYWOOD, MOOD, MORWOOD, NORWOOD, PACKWOOD, PORTWOOD, REDWOOD, RICHWOOD, ROCKWOOD, SAYWOOD, SELLWOOD, SHERWOOD, SMALWOOD, STANWOOD, WATWOOD, WEDGWOOD, WELLWOOD, WESTWOOD, WOODA, WOODALL, WOODARD, WOODBURN, WOODBURY, WOODCOCK, WOODDALL, WOODDELL, WOODELL, WOODEN, WOODFALL, WOODFILL, WOODFIN, WOODFORD, WOODFORK, WOODHEAD, WOODHULL, WOODIN, WOODING, WOODIS, WOODITCH, WOODKA, WOODLAND, WOODLARD, WOODLE, WOODLEY, WOODLIFF, WOODLOCK, WOODMAN, WOODMER, WOODNICK, WOODNUT, WOODNUTT, WOODRESS, WOODRING, WOODROE, WOODROOF, WOODROW, WOODRUFF, WOODRUM, WOODS, WOODSIDE, WOODSON, WOODSUM, WOODUL, WOODUS, WOODWARD, WOODY, WOODYARD, YARWOOD.

  Wood, A. B. — of Gering, Scotts Bluff County, Neb. Republican. Postmaster at Gering, Neb., 1901; delegate to Republican National Convention from Nebraska, 1916 (alternate), 1940. Burial location unknown.
  Wood, A. T. See Andrew T. Wood
  Wood, Abiel (1772-1834) — of Massachusetts. Born in Massachusetts, 1772. Member of Massachusetts state legislature, 1810; U.S. Representative from Massachusetts at-large, 1813-15. Died in 1834 (age about 62 years). Interment at Woodlawn Cemetery, Wiscasset, Maine.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Wood, Abner I. — of Monroe County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from Monroe County 3rd District, 1866-68. Burial location unknown.
  Wood, Alan, Jr. (1834-1902) — of Pennsylvania. Born in Pennsylvania, 1834. Republican. U.S. Representative from Pennsylvania 7th District, 1875-77. Died in 1902 (age about 68 years). Interment at Woodlands Cemetery, Philadelphia, Pa.
  Relatives: Nephew of John Wood (1816-1898).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Wood, Alex D. — of Houston County, Ala. Delegate to Alabama convention to ratify 21st amendment from Houston County, 1933. Burial location unknown.
  Wood, Alexander — of Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 2004. Still living as of 2004.
  Wood, Alfred M. (1825-1895) — of Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y. Born April 19, 1825. Republican. Colonel in the Union Army during the Civil War; mayor of Brooklyn, N.Y., 1864-65. Died July 28, 1895 (age 70 years, 100 days). Interment at Greenfield Cemetery, Uniondale, Long Island, N.Y.
  Wood, Alfred M. — U.S. Commercial Agent (Consul) in Castelamare, as of 1884. Burial location unknown.
  Wood, Allen — of California. Member of California state assembly 14th District, 1861-62. Burial location unknown.
  Wood, Allen — Independent candidate for U.S. Representative from New York 29th District, 1886. Burial location unknown.
  Wood, Alonzo — of Onondaga County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from Onondaga County, 1846. Burial location unknown.
  Wood, Amos Eastman (1810-1850) — of Ohio. Born in New York, 1810. Democrat. Member of Ohio state legislature, 1840; U.S. Representative from Ohio 6th District, 1849-50; died in office 1850. Died in 1850 (age about 40 years). Interment at Woodville Cemetery, Woodville, Ohio; cenotaph at Congressional Cemetery, Washington, D.C.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Wood, Amzi — of Scipio, Cayuga County, N.Y. Born in Scipio, Cayuga County, N.Y. U.S. Consul in Matamoros, 1864-65. Burial location unknown.
  Wood, Andrew — of Clifford, Lapeer County, Mich.; Imlay City, Lapeer County, Mich. Prohibition candidate for secretary of state of Michigan, 1916; Michigan Prohibition Party state chair, 1919; Prohibition candidate for Presidential Elector for Michigan, 1924; member of Michigan Prohibition Party State Central Committee, 1927; Prohibition candidate for Presidential Elector for Michigan, 1940. Burial location unknown.
  Wood, Andrew C. — of Detroit, Wayne County, Mich. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Michigan, 1952. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Wood, Andrew F. — of Corsicana, Navarro County, Tex. Democrat. Postmaster at Corsicana, Tex., 1886-89. Burial location unknown.
  Wood, Andrew G. — of Warsaw, Kosciusko County, Ind. Democrat. Mayor of Warsaw, Ind., 1904-06. Burial location unknown.
  Wood, Andrew T. (d. 1915) — also known as A. T. Wood — of Mt. Sterling, Montgomery County, Ky. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Kentucky, 1880. Died in Montgomery County, Ky., February 3, 1915. Interment at Machpelah Cemetery, Mt. Sterling, Ky.
  Wood, Annie — of Roswell, Cobb County (now Fulton County), Ga. Postmaster at Roswell, Ga., 1901. Female. Burial location unknown.
  Wood, Ansel — of Evansville, Vanderburgh County, Ind. Postmaster at Evansville, Ind., 1819-20. Burial location unknown.
  Wood, Anson S. — of Wayne County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from Wayne County 1st District, 1870-71. Burial location unknown.
  Wood, Anthony T. — of Allegany County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from Allegany County 1st District, 1850. Burial location unknown.
  Wood, Anton V. — of District of Columbia. Statehood candidate for Delegate to U.S. Congress from the District of Columbia, 1974. Still living as of 1974.
  Wood, Arthur A. — Socialist. Candidate for Presidential Elector for Michigan, 1920. Burial location unknown.
  Wood, Arthur B. — U.S. Consul in Belfast, 1881-85. Burial location unknown.
  Wood, Arthur D. — of Munising, Alger County, Mich. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Michigan, 1928. Burial location unknown.
  Wood, Arthur E. (1870-1966) — of Detroit, Wayne County, Mich. Born in Kalamazoo, Kalamazoo County, Mich., August 12, 1870. Republican. Milliner; banker; business executive; member of Michigan state house of representatives from Wayne County 1st District, 1917-18; member of Michigan state senate, 1919-32, 1935-36, 1943-44, 1947-48 (3rd District 1919-26, 4th District 1927-32, 1935-36, 1943-44, 1947-48); defeated, 1932, 1936, 1938, 1944, 1948, 1950, 1952; delegate to Republican National Convention from Michigan, 1932; candidate in primary for Lieutenant Governor of Michigan, 1940; candidate for Presidential Elector for Michigan, 1944. Scotch-Irish ancestry. Died in 1966 (age about 95 years). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Married, December 22, 1903, to Grace Grover.
  Wood, Arthur E. (1896-1975) — of Wayne County, Mich. Born November 26, 1896. Republican. Member of Michigan state house of representatives from Wayne County 1st District, 1923-24. Died in Detroit, Wayne County, Mich., March 7, 1975 (age 78 years, 101 days). Burial location unknown.
  Wood, Arthur E. — of Ohio County, W.Va. Democrat. Candidate for West Virginia state house of delegates from Ohio County, 1972. Still living as of 1972.
  Wood, Arthur G. — of Boston, Suffolk County, Mass. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Massachusetts, 1896. Burial location unknown.
  Wood, Arthur G. — of Wayne County, Mich. Republican. Candidate for Michigan state house of representatives from Wayne County 1st District, 1936. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Wood, Arthur G. — of Ballston Spa, Saratoga County, N.Y. Republican. Postmaster at Ballston Spa, N.Y., 1957-69 (acting, 1957-58). Still living as of 1969.
  Wood, Arthur H. — Socialist. Candidate for Presidential Elector for Michigan, 1928. Burial location unknown.
  Wood, Austin V. — of Wheeling, Ohio County, W.Va. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from West Virginia, 1936 (alternate), 1940, 1944, 1948, 1952 (member, Resolutions Committee); chair of Ohio County Republican Party, 1941. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Wood, B. E. — of Bon Homme, Bon Homme County, Dakota Territory (now S.Dak.). Member of Dakota territorial House of Representatives, 1862; member Dakota territorial council, 1868-69. Burial location unknown.
  Wood, Barbara — of Niles, Berrien County, Mich. Republican. Member of Michigan Republican State Central Committee, 1965. Female. Still living as of 1965.
  Wood, Ben U. — of Atlantic, Cass County, Iowa. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Iowa, 1924. Burial location unknown.
  Wood, Benjamin — U.S. Attorney for North Carolina, 1795-1808. Burial location unknown.
  Wood, Benjamin (1820-1900) — of New York, New York County, N.Y. Born in Shelbyville, Shelby County, Ky., October 13, 1820. Democrat. U.S. Representative from New York, 1861-65, 1881-83 (3rd District 1861-63, 4th District 1863-65, 5th District 1881-83); member of New York state senate 4th District, 1866-67; Presidential Elector for New York, 1884; delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1892; candidate for Presidential Elector for New York, 1896. Died in New York City (unknown county), N.Y., February 21, 1900 (age 79 years, 131 days). Interment at Calvary Cemetery, Woodside, Queens, N.Y.
  Relatives: Brother of Fernando Wood (1812-1881).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Wood, Benjamin F. — of Salem, Salem County, N.J. Republican. Mayor of Salem, N.J., 1879-81. Burial location unknown.
  Wood, Benson (1839-1915) — of Effingham, Effingham County, Ill. Born near Bridgewater, Susquehanna County, Pa., March 31, 1839. Republican. School principal; served in the Union Army during the Civil War; lawyer; member of Illinois state house of representatives, 1872; delegate to Republican National Convention from Illinois, 1876, 1884 (alternate), 1888; mayor of Effingham, Ill., 1881-83; U.S. Representative from Illinois 19th District, 1895-97; banker. Died in Effingham, Effingham County, Ill., August 27, 1915 (age 76 years, 149 days). Interment at Oakridge Cemetery, Effingham, Ill.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Wood, Betty — of Minneapolis, Hennepin County, Minn. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Minnesota, 1956. Female. Still living as of 1956.
  Wood, Beverly — of Sweetwater, Monroe County, Tenn. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Tennessee, 1956. Still living as of 1956.
  Wood, Bob See Robert A. Wood
  Wood, Bob — Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Wisconsin, 2004. Still living as of 2004.
  Wood, Bob E. — of Portales, Roosevelt County, N.M. Democrat. Member of New Mexico state senate 13th District, 1971-72. Still living as of 1972.
  Wood, Bradford Ripley (1800-1889) — also known as Bradford R. Wood — of Albany, Albany County, N.Y. Born in Westport, Fairfield County, Conn., September 3, 1800. U.S. Representative from New York 13th District, 1845-47; delegate to Republican National Convention from New York, 1856; U.S. Minister to Denmark, 1861-65. Congregationalist. Died in Albany, Albany County, N.Y., September 26, 1889 (age 89 years, 23 days). Interment at Albany Rural Cemetery, Menands, N.Y.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — U.S. State Dept career summary
  Wood, Bruce — of Michigan. U.S. Labor candidate for Wayne State University board of governors, 1974. Still living as of 1974.
  Wood, Bruce — Democrat. Candidate for Texas state house of representatives 4th District, 1998. Still living as of 1998.
  Wood, Burgum H. — of Allegheny County, Pa. Socialist. Candidate for Pennsylvania state house of representatives from Allegheny County 6th District, 1908. Burial location unknown.
  Wood, Burt Henry (b. 1869) — also known as Burt H. Wood — of East Georgia, Georgia, Franklin County, Vt. Born in Georgia, Franklin County, Vt., July 10, 1869. Republican. Miller; farmer; member of Vermont state house of representatives from Georgia, 1910. Baptist. Burial location unknown.


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